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The Grueling Truth - Where Legends Speak / 2018 Draft Scout’s Guide to Bowl Season – December

2018 Draft Scout’s Guide to Bowl Season – December

2018 Draft Guide
Publish Date: 12/13/2017
Fact checked by: Mike Goodpaster
Tune in and watch some of the brightest prospects in college football


Part 1: December 15th – 24th

If you are an NFL fan who watches college football with the NFL Draft in mind, this is the guide to bowl season you are looking for.  Part one covers the first week and a half of games, telling you what players in each game to watch for.

Football Championship Sub-Division Semifinal

Sam Houston State vs. North Dakota State

December 15th 8:00 EST

Sam Houston State Defense

#16 QB Jeremiah Briscoe 6-3 225

Sam Houston State Defense

#92 DL PJ Hall 6-1 310

Football Championship Sub-Division Semifinal

James Madison vs. South Dakota State

December 16th 4:30 EST

South Dakota State Defense

#94 DL Kellen Soulek 6-5 315

South Dakota State Offense

#86 TE Dallas Goedert 6-5 260

#19 WR Jake Wieneke 6-4 205


Celebration Bowl

North Carolina A&T vs. Grambling State

December 16th 12:00 EST

North Carolina A&T Offense

#70 OT Brandon Parker 6-7 309

Grambling State Offense

#1 QB DeVante Kincade 6-1 190

#4 RB Martez Carter 5-9 205

#78 OL Trenton Scott 6-5 320

New Orleans Bowl

Troy vs. North Texas

December 16th 1:00 EST

North Texas Offense

#3 RB Jeffrey Wilson 6-0 194

Troy Defense

#18 CB Blace Brown 6-0 186


Cure Bowl

Western Kentucky vs. Georgia State

December 16th 2:30 EST

Western Kentucky Offense

#14 QB Mike White 6-4 225


Las Vegas Bowl December

Boise State vs. Oregon

December 16th 3:30 EST

Oregon Defense

#92 DL Henry Mondeaux 6-5 256

#2 S Tyree Robinson 6-3 199

Oregon Offense

#21 RB Royce Freeman 6-0 238

#73 OT Tyrell Crosby 6-5 310

Boise State Defense

#55 DT David Moa 6-3 271


New Mexico Bowl

Marshall vs. Colorado State

December 16th 4:30 EST

Marshall Offense

#14 QB Chase Litton 6-6 232

Colorado State Offense

#4 WR Michael Gallup 6-1 200

#1 RB Dalyn Dawkins 5-9 185


Camellia Bowl

Arkansas State vs. Middle Tennessee State

December 16th 8:00 EST


Middle Tennessee State Defense

#56 DE Walter Brady 6-3 267

Middle Tennessee State Offense

#3 WR Richie James 5-9 171


Boca Raton Bowl

Florida Atlantic vs. Akron

December 19th 7:00 EST

Florida Atlantic Offense

#64 OG Antonyo Woods 6-3 295

#53 OG Jakobi Smith 6-3 300

Akron Offense

#10 FB Mykel Traylor-Bennett 6-2 215

#77 OG Cedric McCoy 6-4 330

#17 WR Anthony Young 6-0 176

Florida Atlantic Defense

#11 DT Ray Ellis 6-1 285


Frisco Bowl

Louisiana Tech vs. Southern Methodist

December 20th 8:00 EST

Southern Methodist Defense

#15 DB Jordan Wyatt 6-0 195

#DE Justin Lawler 6-4 251

Southern Methodist Offense

#16 WR Courtland Sutton 6-4 218

#18 WR Trey Quinn 6-0 202

Louisiana Tech Defense

#45 DE Jaylon Ferguson 6-5 269


Gasparilla Bowl

Florida International vs. Temple

December 21st 8:00 EST

Florida International Offense

#12 QB Alex McGough 6-3 215

#81 WR Thomas Owens 6-1 198

Temple Defense

#3 CB Sean Chandler 6-0 190

Temple Offense

#4 FB Nick Sharga 6-2 240

Florida International Defense

#57 LB Jordan Guest 6-3 221


Bahamas Bowl

Alabama Birmingham vs. Ohio

December 22nd 12:30 EST

Ohio Defense

#2 S Javon Hagan 6-0 207


Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Central Michigan vs. Wyoming

December 22nd 4:00 EST

Central Michigan Defense

#45 DE Joe Ostman 6-3 259

Wyoming Offense

#17 QB Josh Allen 6-5 240


Birmingham Bowl

Texas Tech vs. South Florida

December 23rd 12:00 EST

Texas Tech Offense

#16 QB Nic Shimonek 6-3 225

South Florida Defense

#10 DT Deadrin Senat 6-1 305

South Florida Offense

#2 RB D’Ernest Johnson 5-10 208


Armed Forces Bowl

Army vs. San Diego State

December 20th 3:30 EST

Army Offense

#78 OT Brett Toth 6-6 276

San Diego State Offense

#20 RB Rashaad Penny 5-11 220


Dollar General Bowl

Appalachian State vs. Toledo

December 23rd 7:00 EST

Appalachian State Offense

#17 QB Taylor Lamb 6-2 200

Appalachian State Defense

#42 DL Antonius Sims 6-3 250

#45 LB Eric Boggs 6-3 235


Hawaii Bowl

Houston vs. Fresno State

December 24th 8:30 EST

Houston Offense

QB Kyle Allen

Fresno State Defense

#32 DE Robert Stanley 6-2 245

Fresno State Offense

#77 C Aaron Mitchell 6-2 305


Keep an eye out for Part 2 covering the remaining bowls.

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